Top 1% worldwide for architecture and built environment


Professionally accredited construction management courses


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Discover the construction management course for you

Launch your construction management career with a world-class qualification. Ranked in the top 1% worldwide for our architecture and built environment programs*, Deakin graduates stand out to future employers with their practical skills and real-world experience.


Undergraduate (your first degree)

An undergraduate degree is generally completed between two to four years, depending on the pattern of study and any recognition of prior learning you may have. Associate degrees, bachelor and bachelor with honours are all undergraduate degrees.


Postgraduate (further study)

A postgraduate qualification can be undertaken by students who have already completed an undergraduate degree or possess significant, demonstrable work experience. Postgraduate courses include graduate certificates, graduate diplomas, masters and PhDs, as well as specialist programs for industry professionals.

Pathways to Deakin

Did you know you can study with Deakin from your home country? Complete part of your studies at a partner institution and earn credit towards a Deakin degree in Australia. You can also study on campus in Australia with local students at Deakin College, providing you with a guaranteed pathway to Deakin University.

Postgraduate pathway

Complete the first three to three and a half years of a Bachelor of Technology program at Vellore Institute of Technology or Manipal Institute of Technology in India. You can then transfer to Deakin’s Master of Construction Management (Professional).

Undergraduate pathway

Take the first step towards your dream  degree at Deakin College. Based on campus, Deakin College provides a supportive and smooth pathway to a world-class undergraduate degree at Deakin University.

Successfully complete the Diploma of Engineering and transition directly to a second-year bachelor degree at Deakin.

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Looking for a construction management degree that will prepare you for the workplace?

Lay the groundwork for a successful career in construction management. Gain invaluable work experience and be ready for a fulfilling career in the rapidly growing construction industry.

Graduate work-ready

Deakin graduates are known for their adaptability, design and technical knowledge. You’ll be highly sought-after with the skills and confidence needed to complete projects of every shape and size.

Build strong industry connections

You will gain invaluable work experience from our industry connections, including field trips, site visits, guest lectures and work placement opportunities.

Professional recognition

Deakin's construction management bachelor and master degrees are professionally accredited by the Australian Institute of Quantity Surveyors (AIQS), the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and the Australian Institute of Building (AIB).

Our undergraduate degrees are also professionally accredited by the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB). So you can graduate with confidence, knowing that your qualifications will be recognised for practice in over 50 countries.

Top professional roles in construction management

Construction manager roles are projected to increase by 10.2% or 11,400 new jobs by 2026 according to Australian Government employment projections. Get ahead with Deakin – we’ll help you build your network within the community and industry.

Potential roles within the industry include:

  • construction manager
  • contract administrator
  • estimator
  • project manager
  • quantity surveyor.

Study with the best

Deakin is ranked in the top 1% for architecture and built environment globally. This rating highlights our world-class facilities, research impact, as well as academic and employer reputation.

The concept of students helping students is something that I came across at Deakin. It's a really good thing, as students understand the problems of students, as they often face similar obstacles.

Subhasree, India

Master of Construction Management (Professional)

World-class teaching

Deakin’s industry-shaped courses and practical, real-world approach to learning prepares you to be adaptable across the jobs of the future.

Collaborative learning

As a construction management student you will work closely with architecture students to develop an invaluable understanding of both disciplines. This unique multidisciplinary approach gives you a competitive advantage against other graduates.

State-of-the-art facilities

Be inspired by our award-winning facilities. The a+b studio provides a place to collaborate, design and build models while experimenting with the latest technology, materials and processes. The workshop is fully equipped with 3D printers, laser cutters, CNC routers and traditional tools and machinery.

Teachers who are leaders in their fields

Our academic staff are industry-leading experts and will teach you the latest skills and techniques. You will also benefit from their professional networks and graduate with your own industry connections.

Why study in Australia?

Why study in Australia?

Safe, welcoming and diverse, Australia is one of the most popular destinations for students around the world. Discover what it’s like to live and study in Melbourne and regional Victoria.

#1 university for student support

Coming to Australia to study can be the adventure of a lifetime. From orientation and welcome sessions to academic support and social activities, we are here to support you every step of the way.

Cost of studying in Australia

Make your dream of studying at university in Australia a reality. Learn how university fees work, how to calculate and pay your fees and discover international scholarship opportunities.


*Deakin references data from a range of government, higher education and reputable media sources. For more information, visit our list of sources.

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Our friendly advisers are available to speak to you one-on-one about your study options, support services for international students and how we can help you study at Deakin in Australia.

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